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Winter Home Maintenance: Time to Oil Your Wooden Furniture

It's a fact of life that things tend to get dry and crackly in the winter: your skin, your lips, even your wooden furniture. And if <i>you</i> think your …

Tap Water

Gardening 101: Lemon Tree

Lemon, <i>Citrus x. limon:</i> “Bright and Cheerful”<p>The main problem a lemon tree faces is being an outdoor plant that people want to bring indoors to tame. …

Gardening 101: Grape Hyacinth

Grape Hyacinth, <i>Muscari</i>: “Needs a Firm Hand”<p>With a striking resemblance to budding hyacinths—in miniature—grape hyacinths need to be carefully placed …

Learn the Double-Stitch Technique to Handsew Leather

<b>Get the Book!</b> The first comprehensive guide to applying digital design techniques to traditional leatherwork .<p>Though its history dates back to the dawn of civilization, leatherworking remains an enjoyable and useful skill even in the age of 3D printers. And while you can spend a lifetime learning …

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Furniture

Gardening 101: Mahonia

Mahonia, <i>Mahonia aquifolium:</i> Oregon Grape Holly<p>Even before the snowdrops and crocuses burst into welcome bloom here in Brooklyn there is another …

Gardening 101: Parsnip

Parsnip, <i>Pastinaca sativa:</i> “Winter Wonder “<p>Among root vegetables, the parsnip tends to be unfairly overlooked while its flashy orange cousin, the …

Gardening

Gardening 101: Salvia

Salvia, <i>Salvia</i>: “Savior Among Plants”<p>Ornamental sage, better known as salvia, comes in more than 900 varieties of every size and shape, whether as …

Woolsey Ping Pong Table

If you think a ping pong table belongs in the basement or garage, you'll think again after one look at the Woolsey Ping Pong Table. It can sit …

How to Make Pizza, According to a Real Italian Chef

When the pizza is delivered, rather than pacing yourself and just having a slice or two, you dig in and devour the whole eight-piece large pie. About …

Want to Dress Better Monday Through Friday? Do This

Let's be honest: Getting up earlier is easier said than done. Your intentions to hit the hay at a reasonable hour can easily be derailed by a DVR …

Soapstone Countertops: Pros and Cons to Consider

When it comes to natural stone countertops, there are more options out there than just marble and granite. If you love the dark beauty of granite and …

Home Improvement

“Class” book review: A satire on liberal values, public schools

My favorite thing about my children’s Washington, D.C. public elementary school was that you could not predict which child belonged to which parent. …

Gardening 101: Privet

Privet, <i>Ligustrum:</i> “Privacy, Please”<p>A winter visit to the Hamptons, New York’s oceanside playground, provides pleasures for the traveler who values …

Jack Daniel's wants to fill your morning with whiskey-infused coffee

Ever since Ke$ha sang about brushing her teeth with a bottle of Jack, Jack Daniel's has become inextricably linked to things we do when we wake up in …

Gardening 101: Stipa Grasses

Stipa Grass, <i>Stipa</i>: “Feather Dusters”<p>Feather, needle, and spear. These grasses form the genus S<i>tipa</i> and they’re the ones you can count on to sway in …

Landscaping

Gardening 101: Hellebore

Hellebore, <i>Helleborus</i>: “Makes Winter Worthwhile”<p>The fascinating elegance of Hellebore is head and shoulders above any other winter flower. Just as the …

Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:20 minActive:20 min<p>Yield:4 to 6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories401Total Fat21 …

Food

Gardening 101: Strawberry

Strawberry, <i>Fragaria × ananassa:</i> “Garden Venus”<p>In our mind, fresh strawberries qualify as a different species from the store-bought, long-traveling …

'I fell out of bed laughing': writers on their favourite funny book

Nina Stibbe, David Nicholls, Bridget Christie and others reveal the books that made them laugh the most<p>Jonathan Coe: Will satire save us in the age of Trump?<p><b>At Freddie’s</b> <b>by</b> <b>Penelope Fitzgerald</b><p><b>Chosen by David Nicholls</b><p>So many of my early reading memories involve hysterical laughter. There was Adrian …

Books

37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

Horror Movies Coming Out In 2017: Complete List And Trailers For Scary Films Releasing This Year

Whose ready for a big (albeit scary) year at the movies? Last year saw the release of the sleeper hit “Don’t Breathe” and the blockbuster “The …

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

Whether you call it milk bread, pain de mie, or shokupan, this is the ultimate loaf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the …

Baking

Download 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media

A quick note: Thanks to O'Reilly Media, you can now download 20 free ebooks focused on design--everything from <i>Designing for Cities</i>, to <i>Designing for</i> …

Gardening 101: Kudzu

Kudzu, <i>Pueraria lobata:</i> “The Mean Green Machine”<p>Kudzu is an invasive vine of Japanese origin that is spreading across forests and rural areas in the …

Mr. Disgusting Picks the Best Horror Films of 2016! - Bloody Disgusting

Mr. Disgusting’s Top 10 Horror Films <b>|</b> Several More Must-See Horror Films <b>|</b> Kalyn’s Top 10 <b>|</b> Trace’s Top 10 <b>|</b> Trace’s Worst 5 <b>|</b> 10 Best Posters <b>|</b> Worst …

Horror

Top Reads, From Economics to Politics and Even Genetics

<i>Hot type: This year’s top 10 literary list covers considerable thematic and chronological territory, but themes such as income inequality show up</i> …

Gardening 101: Violas

Viola, <i>Violaceae:</i> “More Than Meets the Eye”<p>Like Viola in <i>Twelfth Night</i>, who dresses up as a boy only to accidentally fall in love with the Duke Orsino, …

Legendary Sushi Chef Masa Takayama's Culinary Guide to Thailand

Though he can usually be found in midtown New York at Masa (some know it as America's priciest restaurant), the chef Masa Tayakama has also lately picked up a habit of heading to Thailand at least twice a year. Between eating his fill of egg noodles in Bangkok, shopping for curry spices on the …

Asia Travel

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract and Never Buy Imitation Stuff Again

Homemade